Join Us for the Free Webinar about Mastering the Power of Transitions
Transitions of time and in time
Transitions of cultures and between cultures
Transitions of our lives and life around us
For a few years now we have been bringing groups of people to Jemez Springs, a magical place in New Mexico where nature, history, and a circle of human togetherness blend into the richness of self- and other-discovery. Our next seminar On the Intersection of Now and Then: Making Sense of Times, Places, and Transitions is coming up in November.
John (“Jack”) Condon, considered one of the founders of the field of intercultural communication, has lived in or near large cities for much of his life (Chicago, Mexico City, Tokyo). After nearly a third of his adult life outside of the U.S., in recent years his home is in Jemez Springs, NM (pop. 375), site of this seminar. Jack is Regents’ Professor Emeritus of Communication at the University of New Mexico, but he prefers to learn in collaboration with others outside of the conventional classroom, in and from the natural and built environment.
Tatyana Fertelmeyster, an interculturalist, and a mental health counselor came to the United States from Russia in 1989 moving from one of the largest cities in the world (Moscow) to a "bedroom community" in the Chicagoland suburbia. She does not like to move, and she feels most at home on the road. In her consulting practice, Tatyana has a strong preference for spontaneous facilitation – an approach to working with groups and individuals that is based on maximum presence to what is happening right at the moment and bringing learning in through insights, metaphors, and mindful meaning-making.